For population 25 years and over in Wabash:
For population 15 years and over in Wabash city:
68 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $364 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (41.3 miles , pop. 205,727).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (120.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Lagro, IN (2.4 miles ), Roann, IN (3.0 miles ), La Fontaine, IN (3.2 miles ), Andrews, IN (3.5 miles ), Peru, IN (3.6 miles ), Denver, IN (3.7 miles ), North Manchester, IN (3.8 miles ), Mount Etna, IN (3.8 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 40.80 N, Longitude: 85.83 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,732 (+25.4%)
Area code: 260
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Wabash detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 28 (27 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -762 (-6.1%).
Work and jobs in Wabash: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wabash, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wabash-area historical tornado activity is above Indiana state average. It is 204% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/6/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Wabash city center killed one person and injured 31 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 27.0 miles away from the city center killed 25 people and injured 835 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Wabash-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.5 miles away from Wabash center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from Wabash center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Wabash County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Charles Franklin Hildebrand - Journalist, Colleen Coble - US author, John P. Costas (engineer) - Electrical engineer, Ben Meek - Soccer player, Keith Shepherd - Baseball player, Rick Brandenburg - Entomologist.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Wabash and their reported violations in the past:CARRIAGE HOUSE ESTATES (Population served: 89, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:WABASH MUNICIPAL AIRPORT (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.6%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 15.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.9% for American Indian residents, 5.9% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Wabash (based on Wabash County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.40%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
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Wabash government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,755 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($397 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,069 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Wabash fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 17See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Wabash, IN
Total length: 74 meters (243ft)
Total costs: $497,000
Total average daily traffic: 45,096
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,249
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wabash)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Wabash, IN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wabash)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Wabash)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 23 patent applications in 2008-2013.